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    Strathcarron Hospice has received more than £285,000 in funding – to help people with long-term conditions. The hospice has received the cash boost to expand their ‘Compassionate Communities’ project. It’s hoped the scheme will reduce isolation and improve the quality of life for more than 2,500 people. Signpost Recovery Clackmannanshire have also been given £100,000, […]

    An elderly man was found on the road between Denny and Banknock with serious head injuries. The 70-year-old was taken to hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition. Police say the incident happened between 9:15 and 9:40 on Friday night and are now appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Detective Sergeant […]

    It’s hoped an event in Grangemouth next month will encourage more disabled people to take up sport. The “Get Out Get Active” project is aiming to offer disabled people a wide range of accessible sports. They’re hosting a multi-sport taster session on 26th October at Grangemouth Sports Complex. Graham Harvey, Branch Co-ordinator at Forth Valley […]

    One in five people caring for stroke survivors in Scotland haven’t received any form of support. That’s according to research by charity Stroke Association – who’re warning carers are struggling to cope. There are currently more than 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK – a figure that’s expected to rise to more than 2 […]

    Schoolchildren in Stirling will join kids from around the world today, in a climate change strike. The protest is being organised by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg, and follows similar protests earlier this year. They’ll be at the city’s Pitt Terrace from 11am this morning. It’s thought pupils in more than 150 countries are taking part […]

    A new report by the Children’s Parliament is calling for a reduction in alcohol advertising. Schoolchildren have raised concerns that alcohol’s making them feel “unsafe and ignored”. The Scottish Government’s set to hold a consulation on alcohol marketing – after pressure from campaign groups. Alison Douglas, chief executive of Alcohol Focus Scotland said, “As adults […]

    A group of crime writers from across the world are calling for action to tackle climate change. It comes as the Bloody Scotland festival gets underway in Stirling tomorrow. A number of high-profile authors are gathering in the city centre on Saturday lunchtime – demanding “urgent action” to tackle the crisis. Lin Anderson said: “Schoolchildren and […]

    Raploch Primary School in Stirling’s to take part in a national scheme – aimed at getting youngsters reading. They’re one of 10 Scottish schools selected for a “Live Literature” residency – working with author David Macphail. As well as a series of sessions with David, Raploch Primary’s receiving a £500 grant for resources and supplies. […]

    The Kinneil Band have won a national title – just three months after their band hall was destroyed by a fire. They’ve been named Champion Band, at the National Brass Band Championships. June’s fire meant the group had to find somewhere to rehearse – as well as needing to borrow instruments destroyed in the blaze. […]

    Falkirk say they held “positive and productive” meetings over the weekend about the club’s sale. American Mark Campbell is the Bairns preferred bidder and was at the game against Forfar on Saturday. He’s denied a deal has been completed though. A statement on the club’s website said: “As many of you who came along to […]